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-called religious expression bills. and later, chris christie was forced to take on some questions tonight about the bridge scandal on a radio program in new jersey and big surprise, he contradicted himself once again. [ male announcer ] these days, a small business can save by sharing. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. oh, it's great. yeah. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. ♪ new at&t mobile share value plans for business. our best value plans ever. for example, you can get 10 gigs of data to share. and 5 lines would be $175 a month. plus you can add a line anytime for $15 a month. sharing's never been better for business. ♪ and a hotel is the perfect place to talk to you about hotels. all-you-can-eat is a hotel policy that allows you to eat all that you can. the hotel gym is short for gymnasium. the hotel pool is usually filled with water. and the best dot com for booking hotels, is it's on the internet, but you probably kne
christie and mitt romney. >> they don't come better than chris christie. >> a bad story line and a worse story line. >> that's generally not a right way to launch a campaign for president. >> ted cruz secedes from the union. >> he's looking at 2016. >> if that means destroying mitch mcconnell, so be it. >> ted cruz is believed to be one of the most polarizing figures in america politics. >> for him, compromise is a curse word. >> things can change in politics. >> tea party patriots are gathered in d.c. to mark the fifth anniversary. >> it's a civil war within the republican party. >> you don't keep following failed strategies. >> the midterms will be here before we know it. >> there's a possibility that republicans will pick up the senate. >> there is a certain amount of reality that we have to deal with. >> house speaker john boehner. >> it's boner, boner. >> strategy session. >> democrats hope if they can't win the house, maybe republicans can lose it. >> the new jersey legislature's special committee investigating the george washington bridge scandal released previously redacted messa
that up. now, on bridgegate you recently wrote about chris christie and bridgegate, chris christie the amateur is the title. it appears to be not an aberration, but merely an ugly example of a method of operation that utilized all the brute force of the political machine and none of its finesse. so it looked like the christie gang was -- they thought they were caught in tammany hall, but they didn't understand the finesse part. >> exactly. they were amateurs. you pointed out on the show several times. for example, when the christie team released that ridiculous press release that attacked wildstein's high school record and such. i remember you sort of said who are these people? and that's precisely the question that should be asked. the thing is, chris christie, and others in american politics have sought to demonize politics. they prosecuted politics. they've looked upon our fellow politicians, not as colleagues, but as people sho should be on a perp walk. when you start looking at politics that way, when you look at the person opposite of you as a prospective felon, things don't
a atmosphere of retribution, of nasty politics in chris christie's crowd. >>> also, can you hear me now? he is the nastiest voice on the right. but ted cruz worries that rand paul is getting all the noise out there. so cruz is out there today celebrating the tea party and dumping on the health care law. original fellow, isn't he? >>> plus, look who is defending obamacare, hillary clinton. after all, she is the one that started this big push for health care in the country. >>> finally, ralph nader is offering up the names of billionaires of who he think would make great third party candidates in 2016. it seems like the last time nader pulled the third party game, it didn't work out so well for al gore, did it? this is "hardball," the place for politics. aflac. ♪ aflac, aflac, aflac! ♪ [ both sigh ] ♪ ugh! ♪ you told me he was good, dude. yeah he stinks at golf. but he was great at getting my claim paid fast. how fast? mine got paid in 4 days. wow. that's awesome. is that legal? big fat no. [ male announcer ] find out how fast aflac can pay you at >>> even with all of chris
bridge scandal tonight. chris christie's former campaign manager appears to be the subject of a federal criminal investigation. in a court filing, bill stepien's attorney says his client is in, quote, the throes of a criminal investigation, and that the feds have tried to contact stepien directly, saying that on january 17th, an fbi special agent called stepien's cell. shortly later, two assistant u.s. attorneys called stepien's lawyer. then in mid-february, an fbi agent along with the department of justice investigator paid a visit to stepien's home. we're also learning the u.s. attorney's office tried to contact former deputy chief of staff bridget kelly and her parents. both stepien and kelly were very close to christie, and they are the only two to publicly say they will not turn over any documents. so where is this investigation going next? joining me now, former u.s. attorney kendall coffey. kendall, thanks for your time tonight. >> hey, thanks for inviting me, reverend. >> a criminal investigation, what does that tell you, kendall? >> well, it tells you that they decided that the
the dangerous traffic jam ordered by people working for chris christie, we're hearing for the first time the police and emergency calls from the chaos of those gridlocked streets. these calls were released by the city of ft. lee. and in them, we hear people who need paramedics and police complaining about delays. we hear first responders blocked from doing their job who don't understand why they're there is such a mess created around the george washington bridge. >> do you know if anything happened on the bridge? >> i'll give them a call. i think it's sun glare. >> 10-4. >> okay, 4-5-3, they have a new pattern. they're testing new pattern traffic from off the washington. it's down to one lane now. it's a test. >> at traffic is a nightmare. >> 10-4. we're getting calls from irate motorists. >> you're aware the town is a total gridlock, right? >> total gridlock. a nightmare. and in the middle of all this, people were facing real-life emergencies all over the affected area. here is one 911 emergency call with details redacted by the city of ft. lee. >> 911, where is your emergency? >> medic
chris christie, but this was just causing all sorts of problems. there are accidents. there are people angry, traffic, and certainly closing down these lanes without telling anyone why made it a lot harder. >> i wonder if there is another case. let's take another one we have on the tape here, which was made available today. the traffic jam didn't just cause delays, as you suggest, but accidents begin to pile up, fender-benders. here is a 911 call from one of those accidents. >> put on your hazards. >> 911, where is your emergency? 911, where is your emergency? >> i'm on the george washington bridge. i was just in a car accident. we were rear-ended. >> upper level or the lower level? >> upper level. >> what direction? >> we're heading into the city. >> let's go to the politics. i often try to think about what it's like to be somebody in one of these horrible cases. now you're bridget kelly, right? >> right. >> for all i know she is a political operative, a regular person who does what they like to do in the interests of the boss generally and their party. she is watching this with us ma
're going through an internal investigation. >> governor chris christie says bridgegate is just water under the bridge. >> i'm not going to give into hysteria. >> this is madness, it's madness i tell you. >> you folks are the only people at the moment who are asking me about this. >> this is really becoming like a weird obsession thing. >> i will be damned if i let any of this stuff get in the way of my real job. >> he needs to focus on his job as governor. >> this is my real job. >> and today's top trender. do the right thing. >> after six days of protests -- >> what took you so long? >> governor jan brewer changed the chance to cheer, vetoing senate 662. >> they willingly put together a piece of legislation that was going to discriminate. >> the deal is broadly worded and could result in unintended and negative consequences. >> righties sajan brewer's in the wrong for her veto of senate bill 1062. >> this is not tolerating people's religious beliefs. >> we're being besieged. >> this is denying my right as christian to exercise my conscience. >> we feel, people of faith, our rights are bei
chris christie to hold the next town hall at a temple in new jersey. >> that would be nice if they showed up since they are covering the story. >> you'll take pictures, sam, of course, of a child circumcised. >> oh, no! that's not what i did! you're misleading your viewers! >> and weeded it out. >> i did not do that! >> and weeded it out. >> that is shameful. >> like a scene from "mrs. doubtfire." >> where did this go? >> very excited to have rick stengel, our next guest. i wonder if your father is going to take on your brother? >> it's good we didn't have them on together is i'll say that. reverend al sharpton. and a.o. scott will preview the academy awards. >>> first, here is bill karins with a check on the forecast. >> bill, we are heading out to l.a. for the weekend. how hard is it going to be to get into l.a. this afternoon? >> it will be difficult. it will be a bumpy ride. the rain will probably be ending this afternoon but you'll be bouncing around. >> it's going to be really rough getting out? so that is fine. but when we come back on monday in new york, that will b
, new jersey governor chris christie will be back before his constituents. we've got an eye and an ear on that town hall as his approval numbers may be taking a hit. >>> and tick tock, a late night tweet may actually be the best clue we have to whether or not governor jan brewer will veto sb-1062. >>> good morning, i'm ari melber in for chris jansing here at 30 rock, and we're going to get to all those stories at
. governor chris christie's line in the subject, quote, i don't know if this was a traffic study that morphed into a political vendetta or political vendetta at a morphed into a traffic study. here's one dispatcher trying to talk to an officer in the field who called 911 to ask what the holdup was. >> they have a new pattern, testing a new pattern of traffic from off of washington. down to one lane now. >> in other info news, happening right now a troef of white house papers from the clinton administration being released by the clinton library, mostly as a result of freedom of information act request and nbc news is furiously working to read through the 5,000 pages, not light reading. those are what's out right now. i tried speed reading was never my thing. there's going to be a lot more to come. finer minds are working on that. this is just the beginning. in total lr 33,000 documents being released over the next two weeks. joining me to break it down is a better speed reader than me, mark murray, senior political editor. thanks for joining us. what are we expecting to find in these documents
, hillary clinton would beat chris christie in virginia by two points, 43-41. a close race there, but no other republican does nearly as well. against rand paul, clinton would win by 7, 47-40. marco rubio trails by 8. ted cruz trails her by 10, 47-37. wisconsin governor scott walker down by 11, 46-35. against jeb bush, would lead him by 13. so much for jeb getting in, 51-38. paul ryan trails clinton by 15. and the same for mike huckabee. and we'll be right back. there's this kid. coach calls her a team player. she's kind of special. she makes the whole team better. he's the kind of player that puts the puck, horsehide, bullet. right where it needs to be. coach calls it logistics. he's a great passer. dependable. a winning team has to have one. somebody you can count on. somebody like my dad. this is my dad. somebody like my mom. my grandfather. i'm very pround of him. her. them. >>> welcome back to "hardball." in just the last year, we've seen how far the right wing will go to wage war on the poor, whether it's cutting food stamps, rejecting free medicaid money, slashing unemplo
ameritrade. >>> how much has chris christie's political trouble hurt him at home? we've got new polling. for that we check the "hardball" score board. according to a new rutgers poll, new jersey voters prefer hillary clinton for president more than their own governor. clinton 51, christie 41. in his state home to more democrats than republicans. finally in the weekly poll out of virginia showing a tight race. here's one with a different result. it's hillary clinton by eight in that swing state. 48 to 40. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec® for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because it starts working faster on the first day you take it. zyrtec®. love the air. [ sneezes ] on the first day you take it. to nbcuniversal's coveragens of the biggest loser olympic winter games ever, with the most coverage of the most events on every device. and the most hours of streaming video on the nbc sports live extra app, including the x1 platfor
. a nightmare we now know was deliberately created by a staffer for new jersey governor chris christie. friday they released 28 hours of 911 calls and police radio dispatches recorded when school buses, emergency rk and thousands of drivers got stuck for hours. >> we're getting calls from irate motorists. >> emergency workers struggled to get to a school bus accident. dispatch warns them. >> brace for impact. port authority has a school bus and a car accident eastbound just on the side of the bridge. >> when the mayor of ft. lee complained about the traffic, christie's fired deputy chief of staff texted transportation official david. is it wrong that i'm smiling? i feel badly about the kids, i guess. emergency officials say no one's lives are in danger but people in need of help had to wait. like a woman that called for an ambulance and had to call again and again. >> it's an emergency and they're not still here. >> the investigation into what motivated the lane closures and who ordered them is still going on. multiple members of the staff have been subpoenaed but nothing links back to the gov
-runners. so chris christie and the news cycle has created this opening for jindal. this gop field is open. >> to your point, bobby jindal will be with us at the top of the hour. >> oh, good. >> yeah. and harry smith joins us on the exploding new marijuana market. that's on "morning joe." we'll be right back. ideo, three times zoom, and a twenty-megapixel sensor. it's got the brightest display, so i can see what i'm shooting -- even outdoors, and 4 mics that capture incredible sound. plus, it has apps like vine -- and free cloud storage. my new lumia icon is so great, even our wipeouts look amazing. ♪ honestly, i want to see you be brave ♪ ♪ it's where you email, yshop, even bank.e here, but are you too comfortable? these days crime can happen in a few keystrokes. american express can help protect you with intelligent security that learns your spending patterns, and can alert you to an unusual charge instantly. so you can be a member of a more secure world. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. you want everything.orks an expert ford technician knows your car's he
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